16 juin 2009

Robert Mapplethorpe. Perfection in Form” @ the Galleria dell’Accademia

Robert Mapplethorpe, Lisa Marie, 1987, gelatin silver print, 20 x 24 in. © 1987 Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. FLORENCE.- “The most beautiful Mapplethorpe show I’ve ever seen,” exclaimed Patti Smith at the grand opening (May 25) for “Robert Mapplethorpe. Perfection in Form.” Standing at the feet of Michelangelo’s David, and flanked by Mapplethorpe’s photographs of male nudes, Smith added, “This show is the realization of Robert’s dream.” Mapplethorpe's first muse and companion, Smith provided the spark for the exhibition.... [Lire la suite]